Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged

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Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged

New Delhi, Nov 24, 2016: Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged. The federal government on Thursday prolonged the suspension of fee assortment in any respect toll plazas on National Highways until December 2 and allowed the fee of toll charges in outdated Rs 500 currency be aware from December three to 15.

Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged.

suspension-of-toll-costs-on-nationwide-highways-prolongedThe Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari tweeted: “Toll suspension is prolonged until 2nd December midnight throughout all nationwide highways.”

Nonetheless, earlier within the day Minister of State for Street Transport and Highways, Transport, Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya had tweeted that toll suspension has solely been prolonged until December 1 midnight as Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged.

Subsequently, the Ministry of Finance in an announcement mentioned that: “Contemplating that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways have continued the toll free association on the toll plazas as much as 2.12.2016, it has been determined that toll fee at these toll plazas could also be made by way of previous Rs. 500 notes from three.12.2016 to 15.12.2016.”

In a separate tweet, the Ministry of Street Transport and Highways (MORTH) mentioned that: “Commuters also can pay toll by RFID FASTag and avail 10 per cent low cost on toll quantity” when Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged.

“Swipe/POS machines shall be put in on toll plazas with the assistance of banks for cost of toll.”

The government had suspended price assortment in any respect toll plazas on National Highways until the midnight of November 11. This was subsequently prolonged thrice — and the final extension was to finish on the midnight of November 24 as Suspension of toll costs on Nationwide Highways prolonged.

The Ministry had beforehand mentioned that directions for the suspension of price assortment had been issued to all of the concessionaires, together with BOT (build-operate-transfer), OMT (operate-maintain-transfer) operators and different price assortment companies.

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